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My son has bloody stool and dizziness. What is causing it,

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my son has bloody stool...
my son has bloody stool and dizziness. What is causing it, and should he see a doctor asap.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No he wont go see a doctor.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no he was always healthy
Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Health
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Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 10 months ago
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How old is your son?

Any other symptoms- abdominal pain, weight loss, diarrhea, fevers?

Could he have food poisoning- any tainted food that he may have eaten? Anyone else have similar symptoms?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
he is 26. and had some abdominal pain, lite headed and dizziness and bloody stool
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
he has been having it for a while his wife said. we cant get him to see a doctor
Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 10 months ago

If it has been going on for a while- then his dizziness is likely from anemia.

He really does need to see a doctor- it may be anything from a bleeding ulcer, which is easily treated, to a ruptured blood vessel, which can be cauterized , to a tumor

(Obviously a tumor is less likely at his age)

He really needs to go to an Emergency Department to be assessed. Or at least see a doctor to check his blood count.

But if he is dizzy- then my best medical advise is he should go to an ER.

Good luck and please rate the reply

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Health Professional: TheGermDoctor, Doctor replied 10 months ago

Please let me know if you have further questions

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